1. SVOG applications opened April 8 at 12 p.m. EDT.

The SBA has launched a splash page for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant application portal in anticipation of opening grant applications for the critical Starting at 12 p.m. EDT, eligible entities will be able to start their SVOG application via the SVOG application portal. Once you begin, remember to save along the way and refer to SBA’s SVOG website – www.sba.gov/svogrant – for reference materials as you go through the process.



2. Access the SVOG 4506-T from the website.

To meet IRS requirements, a unique SVOG 4506-T is required for the SVOG application and you can find that fillable document at www.sba.gov/svogrant under Supplemental Documents. A video tutorial is also provided to guide you through it.



3. Review the updated FAQs.

The FAQs were updated on April 6 with information included from questions received on the March 30 national training webinar. If you missed the webinar, you can watch the recording.



 4. Get prepared with these multiple tools.

The SBA has created several tools and resources to help potential SVOG applicants prepare, including:

  • Video tutorials, including how to register on the System for Award Management (SAM.gov), a federal requirement to receive an SVOG